Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is asking for the public’s help in locating the owner of a horse picked up near Maple Valley. The gelding, which was approximately 20 years old, was found Friday morning, August 30 in the 22400 block of Sweeney Road SE, close to Cedar River Elementary School. It was […]

Meet Tiffany! RASKC is incredibly happy to honor Tiffany Morin, one of RASKC’s most outstanding volunteers. She serves as the Co-Lead of RASKC’s Pet Publicist Team. And she volunteers on weekly shifts in RASKC’s Vet Clinic and with RASKC cats at Covington Petco. Additionally Tiffany helps with families with young children once a month at Seattle […]

Meet Carrie! RASKC is incredibly happy to honor Carrie Driscoll. She serves as Co-Lead of RASKC Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team. Carrie does a magnificent job of onboarding new volunteers, going to great lengths- sometimes on a moment’s absence notice- to ensure there’s volunteer coverage for cat-care at the store, maintaining the accuracy of the online schedule, […]

Wrigley is one cool cat who exudes cool cat vibes. This handsome 12 year old guy is very relaxed and chill.  Wrigley enjoys the company of humans and all the love and affection they give him.  He does well with other cats (and has previously lived with other cats), but would still do best with […]

Fireworks are beautiful to look at, but they can be scary for our pets. The bangs and booms are hard on their sensitive hearing, and even the calmest pet can get upset by the unfamiliar loud noises. To help your pet cope with the noise from Fourth of July fireworks, and reduce the chance that […]

June is often the month when Triple Crowns are awarded. So it might be an apt time to laud RASKC volunteers who: a) actively participate in three or more RASKC roles, or b) who average three or more weekly scheduled shifts, and/or c) have contributed 300 or more foster hours so far this year. Triple […]

Meet Dawn! RASKC is super happy to honor Dawn Detwiler. She is one of the longest-serving volunteers on a weekly shift. Dawn began volunteering at KCACC/ RASKC in 2008- about 11 years ago! Previously she had volunteered at Seattle Humane in Bellevue for 10 years. Extremely dedicated and very knowledgeable, Dawn volunteers on one of RASKC’s […]

RASKC pet license canvasser with dog owner

Working with partner cities, staff from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) are now visiting neighborhoods on weekends to inform residents about the benefits of pet licensing and ensure that pets are properly licensed. All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required to be licensed with King […]

Cross-posted from Pet Alliance of WA news blog February 5, 2019 — The Pet Alliance of Washington Board is pleased to announce the election of Melanie Rushforth, executive director of Northwest Spay and Neuter Center; Lisa Feder, vice president and director of shelter operations of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, Dr. Gene Mueller, manager of […]

Crossposted from our partners at Best Friends Animal Society, author Michelle Sathe From being rescued from an animal trap in Eagle River, Alaska, to lounging in laps at the luxurious NEKO Cat Café in Seattle, Quigley has had quite the journey. It all started last July with an email plea to Mojo’s Hope from Anchorage Animal Care and Control, […]